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Research Article

Comparative Sex Chromosome Genomics in Snakes: Differentiation, Evolutionary Strata, and Lack of Global Dosage Compensation

  • Beatriz Vicoso equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Beatriz Vicoso, J. J. Emerson

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • J. J. Emerson equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Beatriz Vicoso, J. J. Emerson

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Yulia Zektser,

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Shivani Mahajan,

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Doris Bachtrog mail

    dbachtrog@berkeley.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: August 27, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001643

About the Authors

Beatriz Vicoso, J. J. Emerson, Yulia Zektser, Shivani Mahajan, Doris Bachtrog
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dbachtrog@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: DB BV. Performed the experiments: BV YZ. Analyzed the data: BV JJE SM DB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DB. Wrote the paper: BV DB.